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Business built on a base of beads

Business built on a base of beads

Back in 1989 Pat Page had a dream – to establish and operate the very best bead store in Calgary.
Five yoga poses you can try at home

Five yoga poses you can try at home

The world-renowned yogi known as Sadhguru was recently asked by a devotee what the west can learn from yoga. In his straight talk style, Sadhguru reminded his audience that yoga means ‘union’.
Calgary Seniors scores grant to help Pet Assist

Calgary Seniors scores grant to help Pet Assist

Calgary Seniors ’ Resource Society has received a $15,000 grant from PetSmart Charities of Canada , that will help expand the organization’s Pet Assist program, keeping more pets in loving homes and out of Calgary shelters.
Man Van takes prostate test to the streets

Man Van takes prostate test to the streets

If there can be such a thing as a man cave, why not a man van? Especially one that's on the body of a 32-foot recreational vehicle, painted blue and white and its purpose clearly stated: Free PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) blood test done here.
Angry senior sues over licence nightmare

Angry senior sues over licence nightmare

(Last of a two-part series) An Alberta senior is suing Alberta Transportation, his former family doctor, and the creators of two cognitive assessment of safe driving tests after having to spend eight months and hundreds of dollars fighting to get his

Understanding the testing alphabet

Shortly before their 75th birthday, Albertans receive a letter from Alberta Transportation advising them to arrange a medical exam in order to renew their driver's licence.
Heritage Park gets a boost from Brawn

Heritage Park gets a boost from Brawn

Bob Brawn sees two paths for men and women entering their golden years. Sit back and watch the world go by or get up and be part of the action. The 81-year-old has chosen the latter.
STIs in Baby Boom generation on the rise

STIs in Baby Boom generation on the rise

Boomers are living longer, healthier lives, and society is encouraging them toward well-being not only in physical health but in relationships. So it’s only natural that people over 60 are more active sexually.
Dealing with the loss of your loved one

Dealing with the loss of your loved one

Looking ahead while looking behind isn’t an easy thing to do. Family caregivers, however, often dwell on what still can be seen in their rearview mirror.
There's no slowing down for the Top 7 Over 70

There's no slowing down for the Top 7 Over 70

For many Albertans, the dream of retirement goes something like this. Stop working. Move to a warmer climate. Play some golf. Maybe splash around in the pool. That is the dream for some, but not all.